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Rob Dexter, QC


Queen’s Marque
600-1741 Lower Water Street
Halifax, N.S.
B3J 0J2



Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 1985

As a lawyer who started out in practice with Stewart McKelvey and now sits on the boards of some of Atlantic Canada’s biggest corporations, Rob knows success in both law and business. And as chairman and CEO of Maritime Travel, one of Nova Scotia’s most successful businesses, his leadership and keen business sense have been acknowledged through the many awards and recognition both he and his company have received over the years. In 2006, Rob was inducted into the Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. Rob uses his extensive experience to provide strategic counsel to Stewart McKelvey.

Education & Career


Dalhousie University, BComm, LLB, 1973


Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, World Presents’ Association
Chairman and CEO, Maritime Travel
Inductee, Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame, 2006
Board member, Maritime Life Assurance Company, 1993 – 2004
Chairman, Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame, 2002 – 2003
Member, Board of Governors, Dalhousie University, 1998 – 2001
Board member, Lawton’s Drugstores, 1990 – 1996
Board member, Empire Company Ltd, Sobeys Inc., Aliant Inc., Wajax Limited, High Liner Foods Limited and Maritime Life Assurance Company, 1989 – 1999
Chairman, United Way of Halifax Region Campaign, 1997
President, Halifax Board of Trade, 1993 – 1994
Vice chairman, Nova Scotia Business Development Corporation, 1992 – 1994


Martindale-Hubbell rating: BV Distinguished®

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